Welcome to the Fire Engineering Fire Dynamics topic center, the industry's most trusted resource for information on fire behavior, dynamic fire events, and the latest fire-related research. Recognizing these events is critical to successful firefighting operations and here firefighters will find what they need to know regarding best practices, personal protective equipment, and the latest science and technology to survive these forces on the fireground.

Video: Bill Gustin on Hoseline Operations in Multiple Dwellings

January 30, 2015

In this training video, Miami-Dade (FL) Captain Bill Gustin discusses hoseline operations for multiple dwellings.

Electrical Fire Ignited Christmas Tree in Fatal Maryland Mansion Fire

January 28, 2015

An electrical fire that spread to a 15-foot Christmas tree prompted a blaze that reduced a 16,000-square-foot riverfront mansion near Maryland's capital to ruins, killing a couple and four of their young grandchildren

Coordinated ventilation has a role

January 28, 2015

NIST has provided us with critical information that has proven what many have already applied for years: Put water on the fire.

Jack Murphy Discusses Huge Edgewater (NJ) Fire

January 26, 2015

Fire Engineering board member and John Jay professor Jack Murphy was on WABC to discuss the recent huge fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey.

Fire Blog Roundup: Target Flows and How Firefighters Interact

January 23, 2015

Two more writers joined our featured bloggers this week. Bath Township (OH) Fire Chief Joseph Kitchen commented on how firefighters treat one another in "Just Be Nice," while Don Chambers of Fit 4 Fire discussed the need to have target flows.

Globe Manufacturing Featured in 'This Built America'

January 23, 2015

This week, Globe Manufacturing represents New Hampshire manufacturing and firefighters from around the world in the editorial series This Built America.

Firefighters Battle Huge Edgewater (NJ) Apartment Complex Fire

January 22, 2015

A spectacular fire lit up the evening sky in Edgewater, New Jersey, on January 21st, as fire tore through the block-long four-story Avalon at Edgewater luxury housing complex.

Firefighters Respond to Scottsville (NY) Residential Fire

January 19, 2015

The Scottsville (NY) Fire Department was dispatched to a recent reported house fire in the early morning hours.

What Would You Do? Fast Food Restaurant Fire

January 15, 2015

Skip Coleman provides a new training simulation on a fire that occurs in a fast food restaurant. What would you do?

Detroit Fire Strikes Three Dwellings

January 15, 2015

Fire photographer Dave Traiforos provided some photos of a recent fire that took place in in southwest Detroit.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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